Mohamed Abdelkarim, performer and cultural producer. After he had written his Master’s thesis of knowledge engagement at ECAV, Switzerland, Abdelkarim turned toward producing text-based performances. Among other places, Abdelkarim (1983) currently lives and works in Cairo. His performances have been included in Guild Master of Cabaret Voltaire Manifesta11, Zurich, Sofia Underground Performance Art Festival, Sofia, Bulgaria, Live Works Performance Act Award Vol.5, 37°EDIZIONE DRODESERA. Italy.
Abdelkarim’s performative works, the script bears witness to the research experience. The emphasis in on the process, as a reflection on production and cultural genealogy requires; the process is open-ended, as in story-telling; the montage is non-linear, as it happens when the research is site-oriented.